About Amway Center
The Amway center is considered to be one of the most technologically advanced complexes in the world. So if you’re in Orlando looking for something to do other than the Epcot center or Disney World, you might want to swing by and see this technological marvel with your own eyes.
Home to the NBA’s Orlando Magic, the Amway Center opened on October 1, 2010, and was referred to as the “Triple Crown for Downtown”. Over the years. The venue has hosted basketball tournaments as well as the UFC but it’s open to all sorts of events such as NBA games, NCAA basketball, and of course concerts.
The center hosts hockey games that can hold up to 17,353 fans and can adjust to seat 17,192 fans during football matchups. This Center has seen its fair share of musical talent come through its doors, too. The Eagles, Barry Manilow, Chris Young, Pink, and even Guns N Roses have all performed at Amway Center.
What’s So Special About the Amway Center?
This Center is an architectural marvel offing high-resolution technology to fans during any sporting event. 18 television screens and 2,100 feet of digital ribbon boards surround the entire Amway Center seating area. Fans can watch motion graphics alongside real-time content, while closed captioning is provided for the hearing impaired. Visitors to the Amway Center are also greeted with more than 5,000 LED sticks that work as a video display that reaches millions of people passing by the Center.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Amway Center located?
The Amway Center is a sports and entertainment venue in Orlando, Florida, located in the Downtown area of the city.
What kind of events does Amway Center host?
Amway Center events are always a hit! With many basketball and football events taking place all season and many many concerts in between.
Which team is playing at Amway Center?
The arena is home to the Orlando Magic (NBA), the Orlando Solar Bears (ECHL), and the Orlando Predators (NAL).
Where can I park for free at Amway Center?
The Amway Center offers guests pre-paid parking in the GEICO Garage and Church Street Garage, adjacent to the Amway Center. Pre-paid parking can be purchased through ticketmaster.com and/or the Amway Center Box Office during regular box office hours. You can also find additional parking for Amway Center events in downtown Orlando, in various lots and garages. Parking rates vary from $10-$20 and are usually cash only.
What is the seating capacity of Amway Center?
Amway Center sporting events such as basketball can seat 18,846. The venue can also be configured to seat 20,000 NCAA basketball or just over 17,000 for concerts.
Who owns Amway Center?
The Amway Center is owned by the City of Orlando.
How do I get to Amway Center using public transport?
SunRail train lines and LYNX buses are Orlando’s public transportation options. Due to the venue’s location in downtown Orlando, fans who wish to avoid the hassle of finding parking, have a few bus and train lines which they can catch to Amway Center events. Catch the SunRail to Church Street Station, or the LYNX routes 20, 36, or 40, to be dropped off right by the venue.